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Walter Mellor

Walter Mellor, American architect. awarded ann. member Mellor & Meigs, 1906-1917, Mellor, Meigs & Howe, 1917-1928, Mellor & Meigs, since 1928; Fellow American Institute of Architects. Firm awarded annual medal Philadelphia chapter American International Assurance, 1922.

Background

  • Mellor, Walter was born on April 25, 1880 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Alfred and Isabella (Latham) Mellor.

  • Education

    • Graduate Haverford (Pennsylvania) School, 1897. Bachelor of Science, Haverford College, 1901. Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1904.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Louise. In office of Technology P. Chandler, 1904-1906. Member Mellor & Meigs, 1906-1917, Mellor, Meigs & Howe, 1917-1928, Mellor & Meigs, since 1928. Firm architects for branch banks, Philadelphia Saving Fund Society.

      Auditorium for Bryn Mawr College. Memorial to the United States Coast Guard Service, Arlington, Virginia. Chapel at Bony, France, and monument at Ypres, for American Battle Monuments Commission.

      Phi Gamma Delta fraternity houses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania State College and Seattle. Gymnasium Building, Pennsylvania Institute for the Deaf. Hilles Laboratory of Applied Science and Strawbridge Observatory, Haverford College.

      Residences in Philadelphia for F. S. McIlhenny, Casper W. Morris, etc., also residences for Colonel Henry Dupont, Arthur E. Newbold, Junior, Melville G. Curtis (Bala, Pennsylvania), etc. Director Kestner Evaporator Company. Trustee The Cummington School.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Mellor & Meigs, 1906-1917, Mellor, Meigs & Howe, 1917-1928, Mellor & Meigs, since 1928. Fellow American Institute of Architects. Firm awarded annual medal Philadelphia chapter American International Assurance, 1922.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Wharton Mendelson, October 11, 1919.
    • father: Alfred Mellor
    • mother: Isabella (Latham) Mellor
    • spouse: Elizabeth Wharton Mendelson
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    Born April 25, 1880
    Died January 11, 1940
    (aged 59)
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